I think this goes without saying, but please, go on camping trips to other places (like say, Chicago or Canada).
But do not post details about your camping trips.
Use a VPN to learn details of your camping trips, especially if you do a staycation.
I 100% support the right to go on camping trips. But do not tell me about them. Do not tell Anyone about your camping trips unless they need to know.
And if you haven't already: Delete any app that tracks periods. It can and WILL be used against you.
This guide is rather basic, and is clearly aimed towards normies, but it’s a good starting-point for folks who might not already be privacy aficionados. Merely researching reproductive care could soon be a crime in your area, and basic digital opsec will help you stay safer.
A reminder for those of you who happen to be unlucky enough to live in the US right now with #RoeVsWade overturned:
Uninstall any proprietary period tracking apps you might have – they *will* snitch on you.
Use drip instead, its fully open source and doesn't include trackers.
Hello my fellow USians:
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Because the Fediverse uses chronological timelines, and because it has a worldwide audience, it is totally fine to boost your own post later so it can reach people in different time zones.
There's no algorithm deciding what people see in their main Fediverse timeline, so they just see whatever happens to be there when they are online.
You know Mr Burns (owner of the nuclear power plant) from "The Simpsons"? And the recurring joke of just dumping nuclear waste into the water?
As a child, I thought that's just a joke and not how these things work, of course.
But, if you look at the US, you'll see that that's exactly how it works for chemical companies.
They just dump so-called "forever chemicals" (AKA PFAS) into the rivers and so forth, polluting the drinking water long-term and in turn causing negative health effects.
Do you think that exposing directly to internet many #selfhosted services used for storing personal data like files, notes, etc.. might be dangerous? Or rather what is the level of risk, because there always is. I do all the typical stuff to protect it, like having updated version, using 2FA, proper https, passwords....
As a fun fact for those who have no experience with that I can tell that for example a SSH server on default port with public IP is tried by bots average 1 time every minute.
Over 4 billion people use the Web. Fewer than 10 million people use the Fediverse.
If you're a developer and wish to make the Fediverse more popular, building Fedi tools for users already in the Fediverse will barely change that number. Building Web services that just happen to have Fediverse integration will make for a massive change.
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